REAL D
3.0 of 5 7 reviews
www.reald.com Beverly Hills, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 22, 2014

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REAL D Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder Michael V. Lewis

Michael V. Lewis

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57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Cutting edge technology company providing 3D to the movie theatrical business

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent location, benefits, nice people, open to new ideas and input from everyone

    ConsStruggling to grow business in a box office market that is seeing 3D percentages decline.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower more of lower management to make decisions. Do not micromanage from the top.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    successful despite itself

    Vice President/Director (Former Employee)
    Beverly Hills, CA

    Prossalary, benefits, location, cool industry and technologies

    Consabsent leadership. poor communication. lack of effective project management

    Advice to Senior Managementyou can't reshuffle the same failed management and expect success

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Poor Decision Making

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe pay and benefits are really good & the location is great.

    ConsHR is not there for employees. It's very much a good ol' boys club where relationships and egos matter. They expect you to work long hours and do the job of 2-3 people as a way to compensate for people laid off. High priced consultants is the norm & they hire a lot of them. The internal IT department lacks the execution of resources.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEgos have gone unchecked for too long and upper & middle management needs to get on the same level as staff.

    Put into place a company-wide policy that prevents hiring high priced consultants.

    The IT department should not be afraid to adopt/implement industry standards instead of reinventing the wheel on outsourcing projects to save face.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people. Great tech.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Boulder, CO

    ProsCool, cutting-edge technology. Great benefits. Fun environment. Small company environment that encourages new ideas and innovation.

    ConsManagement tends to make knee-jerk reactions that drastically change the direction and scope of projects. This adds unnecessary stress to the teams.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A demanding job but i was motivated to do my best,

    Materials Manager (Former Employee)
    Boulder, CO

    ProsAn exciting place to work; the Operations and Engineering teams are top notch; fun stuff working with 3D technology! Good pay, good benefits; upper management wants RealD to be a top 100 best companies to work for in the US. Very lofty goal indeed but the could make it happen.

    ConsEach employee needs to take control of their work/life balance, cuz the company wont do that for you. I made that mistake.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more forthcoming with your plans with layoffs. It will help those impacted to be better prepared if/when that event DOES take place.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun startup, cool technology, good for people who dont need a lot of handholding

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Beverly Hills, CA

    Prosopportunities to work on many different and exciting projects

    Consmanagement not focused on employee concerns

    Advice to Senior Managementreald still not a household name and it should be

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Unfocused, insufficient resources to execute

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPay OK to good
    Benefits good
    Interesting business spanning entertainment and technology
    Fast pace

    ConsVicious politics
    Information hoarding
    Top down executive team approach disconnected from most of company
    Unclear roles, responsibilities and decision-making
    Lack of focus means everything is high priority and company wants to do everything
    Insufficient resources to execute well on non-prioritized tasks and projects

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus
    Clarify
    Empower and reward good leadership

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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